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Gibraltar, 1739 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: A new and exact plan of Gibraltar : with all its fortifications as they are at present. Showing the great strength and use of it c., humbly inscribed to ye. Rt. Honble. the Earl of Portmore by H. Moll G. It was published by Thomas Salmon in 1739. Scale [ca. 1:7,700]. Covers Gibraltar. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the European Datum 1950, UTM Zone 30N coordinate system. All map collar and inset information is also available as part of the raster image, including any inset maps, profiles, statistical tables, directories, text, illustrations, index maps, legends, or other information associated with the principal map. This map shows features such as roads, drainage, built-up areas and selected buildings, fortification, ground cover, and more. Relief is shown by hachures and pictorially. Includes explanation, notes, and index. This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps from The Harvard Map Collection as part of the Imaging the Urban Environment project. Maps selected for this project represent major urban areas and cities of the world, at various time periods. These maps typically portray both natural and manmade features at a large scale. The selection represents a range of regions, originators, ground condition dates, scales, and purposes.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Place(s)
Gibraltar
Year
1739
Held by
Harvard
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